LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Officials say they charged a man with a DUI and assault after he ran into a pedestrian.
The Laurel County Sheriff’s office arrested 64-year-old Richard Peace early Saturday after they say he ran into a pedestrian while driving drunk.
Officials say Peace ran into 53-year-old Mark Wagers on Kentucky 1223.
Wagers was airlifted to UK Hospital with what officials described as multiple face fractures and a leg injury.
Peace is charged with assault and a DUI and is currently being lodged at the Laurel County Correctional Facility.